Australian brand Dr. Roebuck’s has bespoke-serum bars that do the mixing for you, sending the vitamin-and hyaluronic-acid-infused serum base for a twirl in an on-site centrifuge—along with three to six handpicked actives whittled down from a possible 27 after you’ve filled out a questionnaire. “We ask questions like ‘What happens when you wake up?’ and ‘How do you feel at the end of the day?’ It’s our philosophy to look at skin holistically,” says co-founder Zoë Roebuck, who designed the algorithm that personalizes serums for up to 22 different skin-care concerns. (A serum bar will be popping up exclusively at Holt Renfrew’s Bloor Street location in Toronto throughout the year.)
Dr. Roebuck’s Bespoke Serum ($150), at holtrenfrew.com.
See more of our favourite ways to customize your skincare below:
Clarins Booster in Repair, Detox and Energy ($40 each), at clarins.ca.
Kiehl’s Apothecary Preparations Skin Strengthening Concentrate and two targeted complexes (from five available options; $110), at kiehls.ca.
Omorovicza Oxygen Booster ($155), at omorovicza.com.
Subtle Green Restorative & Regenerative Moisturizing Lotion ($64.95), at subtlegreen.com.
Bobbi Brown Remedies Skin Clarifier No. 75 Pore & Oil Control ($55), at bobbibrowncosmetics.com.
Clinique BIY Blend It Yourself Pigment Drops ($44), at clinique.ca.
Cover FX Custom Infusion Drops E + Chamomile ($62), at sephora.com.
This article originally appeared in the June 2016 issue of ELLE Canada.
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